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lint

 [lint]
an absorbent surgical dressing material.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lint

(lint),
A soft, absorbent material rarely used in surgical dressings, usually in the form of a thick, loosely woven material (sheet or patent lint).
[O.E. lin, flax]
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